This 1957 Chevrolet Crew Cab 4×4 (spotted on Bring a Trailer) is another beautiful example of a rare, period-custom truck. According to the seller it started life as a 1-ton pick-up and was then converted by Oreville Metal Specialty Company in Ohio into a single-rear-door crew cab. The truck features a 6-cylinder engine, floor-mounted manual transmission, power steering, and power brakes. The NAPCO 4×4 system, previously a custom conversion, became a factory available option starting in 1957. The truck was restored in 1997 and has hardly been driven since.

The ebay auction ended this morning with a $20,101 bid that did not meet reserve. You’ve still got a chance…

Update: Maybe not… ebay states seller ended auction because “item is no longer available.”

Here’s the Bring a Trailer link.
Here’s the ebay link.

For more information on NAPCO check this link.

And finally a link about Orrville Metal Specialty Company

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